Canada’s Food Guide Today the Minister of Health announced there are changes ahead for Canada’s healthy eating policies. Although the information provided today is vague, a rough vision regarding the changes that will take several years to flush out and launch can be found here: Minister of Health Announcement HOPEFULLY, we can all look forward […]
Exploring the most asked questions about sugar Confused about sugar? You are not alone. In our nutrition counselling practice, some of the most commonly asked questions we have had recently have been about sugar. Concerned parents, those trying to lose weight, and individuals with diabetes are seeking clarity about many aspects of sugar.
Choosing a healthy diet for diabetes. If you have diabetes, or have a friend of family member with diabetes, you know that managing a healthy diet is key. You may hear many conflicting messages about the safety of alternative sweeteners and how much sugar and carbohydrates are OK to consume if you have diabetes. Here […]
Understanding what is relevant on a food label for your own unique nutrition needs is a key step in managing your health. But that’s hard to do, thanks to marketing messages, a long list of numbers to decipher and complex scientific words in the ingredient list. To help guide you through a typical label, here […]
Confused about what is on a label? Listen to my QR77 Radio Program here: Every monday at 4:15pm on QR77 Radio join me and Angela Kokott host of Calgary Today with our segment “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. If you missed my segments I will be archiving these […]